Home design inspiration on the Luxury Home Tour

The internet is a treasure trove of design inspiration, but this weekend you can shut down your computer and step inside Twin Cities dream homes. Shayne Wells gives us a preview of the Luxury Home tour.

Making a splash at the Como Water Gardens

At Como there are 16 distinct garden experiences to explore. This morning Dale K checks out the ‘Water Gardens’, showing off the exotic plants that are unique to Como and on display till September.

Bringing a splash to your backyard patio

There is nothing better than being close to water in the summer months, but we all don’t live next to a large body of water. This morning Dale K shares some unique ways you can bring cooling ambiance to your backyard using flowerpots.

Minnesota cabinet maker turns out Home Town Bats

Ted Nytes is a full-time cabinet maker and part-time baseball dreamer. He used to play town ball himself for the teams in Union City and New Prague. As a woodworker, he one day locked a piece of wood in a lathe and then, by hand, turned his own baseball bat.

Global fitness gym, Barry’s, lands in Minneapolis

A popular fitness studio that’s opened boutique gyms worldwide has finally come to the Twin Cities and they have a new nickname for Minneapolis referring to it as Minne-AB-olis. Barry’s started in 1998 and is credited with creating the original high intensity interval workout, also known as H.I.I.T. The workout combines treadmills and floor work with weights. The studio also has a retail section, locker rooms and a Fuel Bar with smoothies. You don’t have to be a member to try it, classes can be purchased individually.

Utepils Brewery celebrates four years; plans summer full of events

We often highlight what’s new and trending, but we should also give props to a mainstay. Utepils Brewery in the Bryn Mawr neighborhood of Minneapolis bucked the 2020 trend and actually increased production despite being closed at times and having capacity limits. We spoke with the founder and president of Utepils Brewing, Dan Justesen, about the last year and the events they’re planning for this summer.

Behind the scenes at a Minnesota Flower Farm

Flower power! The new slow flower movement is the art, creativity and sustainability of growing chemical free cut flowers. Garden Guy Dale K visits Blue Sky Flower Farm to get a firsthand look at their 10- acre farm.